A child's legal rights Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research and safeguarding resources on legal definitions of a child and their rights by law. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice.

Baby Steps in a prison context: parents' perspectives

Evaluation of the Baby Steps antenatal programme focusing on the experience of parents who are in prison, or who have a partner in prison. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and Evidence series.

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Keeping children safe: allegations concerning the abuse or neglect of children in care

Research into the number and nature of child abuse allegations made against foster carers and residential care workers in the UK.

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